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Introduction to the SQL LocalDB database server

From Lansweeper 7.2 onward, SQL LocalDB is one of the available database server options for hosting your Lansweeper database. The LocalDB option is a custom variant of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express. It was introduced into Lansweeper as a replacem...

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Windows domain scanning requirements

This page provides information on scanning Windows computers with or without a scanning agent. There are two main ways to scan a Windows computer: with a scanning agent or without a scanning agent.Both options return the same data, but the scanning ...

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Windows workgroup scanning requirements

There are two main ways to scan a Windows computer: with a scanning agent or without a scanning agent.Both options return the same data, but the scanning agent allows for offsite scanning and is immune to credential and firewall issues. Outlined belo...

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LsAgent installation requirements

This page provides information on the requirements for installing LsAgent on Windows, Linux, and macOS. Lansweeper includes several agentless scanning methods to scan the assets in your network. You can scan Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows computers, V...

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Network device scanning requirements

This page provides information on the requirements needed to scan network devices. Apart from scanning Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows computers, as well as VMware servers, Lansweeper is also capable of scanning network devices. Some examples of networ...

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Linux and Unix agentless scanning requirements

To scan a Linux or Unix computer without an agent, certain requirements must be met. Ideally, an agentless scan of a Linux or Unix computer is performed through SSH. Though other protocols enabled on the computer, like SNMP, may provide some informat...

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Apple Mac scanning requirements

Ideally, an Apple Mac computer is scanned through SSH. Enabling SSH on the computer allows Lansweeper to run the system_profiler command on the machine. System Profiler is an interface built into macOS that stores a variety of system data. In order f...

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Lansweeper features that access the internet

Lansweeper has several optional features that require internet access to function properly. This information can help you correctly configure your firewalls and proxy servers for proper Lansweeper functioning. Most of the below features are disabled ...

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Scanning commands run on Linux computers

This page provides the commands Lansweeper runs on Linux computers to scan and retrieve data. When Lansweeper scans a Linux or Unix computer with or without a scanning agent, it runs commands to retrieve data. The most basic command Lansweeper needs...

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